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APhoto Of The Day — 10.4.10

Allan Palaganas lets his African " Emperor"  scorpion  crawl on his hand as he waits for the traditional blessing of the animals at the Malate Church in Manila, Philippines, to celebrate the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the animals and the environment. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Bulllit Marquez)

Top Cutlines Today:

  • 1. Mr. Bloggy
  • 2. After composing himeself, the priest apologized, “I'm, sorry I don't think 'Holy crap! Get that (blankety-blank) thing away from me' was an appropriate blessing!” -- Formerly Sandpoint.
  • 3. Little girl to her friend: “I guess his father was squeamish around scorpions. That's why they called him St. Francis, Of A Sissy” -- JohnA.
  • HM: Nic

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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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